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Interview: Dr Fang Liangzhou on Huawei's Green ICT initiatives

Africa has a population of 1.2 billion people, yet 50% of these have limited access to a reliable power supply. Many telecom sites still need diesel generators as a main power resource which has an extremely high cost opex and is damaging to the environment. At the same time, innovative ICT products and solutions are playing an increasingly important role in conserving energy and reducing emissions in various industries and contributing to a green and low-carbon society.

Africa Tech Festival heard from Dr Fang Liangzhou, Huawei's CMO of Digital Power, on how Huawei is addressing this issue across the continent and how technological innovations are helping save energy and reduce emissions in various industries.

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Zoho eyes African expansion, adds second SA office

Indian multinational tech company, Zoho, is opening its second office in South Africa as it eyes further expansion in the Middle East and Africa.

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Hot startup of the month: Mauritius' Ojimah

This month's hot startup is a Mauritian multichannel digital platform, Ojimah, that is on a mission to streamline African travel.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on inclusivity with Digital Council Africa's Juanita Clark

Digital Council Africa founder and CEO, Juanita Clark, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and what needs to be done to make the tech industry intentionally inclusive.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on legal tech with Life.file's Sinal Govender

Life.file co-founder, Sinal Govender, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and how we can encourage more young girls to enter the legal tech field.

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Digital inclusion as a catalyst for economic empowerment: Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu

Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu talks to Connecting Africa about how digital payment solutions and mobile money are transforming the lives of small business owners, women and marginalized groups in East Africa.

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Omdia View: July 2022

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Kenya and Zambia move towards 5G with new spectrum allocations while Tunisie Telecom plans to shut down its 3G network - that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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Omdia View: June 2022

By Omdia Analysts

5G was the major news trend across Africa in June, as Orange became the first operator to launch 5G in Réunion and operators in Senegal accelerated their 5G plans despite spectrum delays.

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